Author: Amanda Cutshall

Fiery crash leaves one dead, three in the hospital

A 23-year-old man is dead and three local firefighters were taken to the hospital after an early morning crash near Quinlan. Department of Public Safety spokesperson Mark Tackett said the accident happened on Hwy 34, just south of Quinlan, around 5:45 a.m. Thomas Clifton, 23 of Celeste, was driving a 2004 Kia Sorento when he swerved into oncoming traffic. At the same time, three volunteer firefighters — all of Greenville — were traveling in their pumper along Hwy. 34 and swerved to avoid a collision. Despite their efforts, the pumper and Kia collided. The pumper flipped onto its side and...

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Road blocks announced for Christmas parade Friday

The city of Greenville has released a map showing which streets will be blocked off during the parade. The barricades will be up between 5:30-7:30 p.m. The parade begins at 6 p.m. followed by a Christmas movie at the farmer’s market. Click here to read more about the parade and movie Friday night. Click here to read more headlines from local...

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Greenville ISD hires new CFO to address district financial practices

Deidra Reeves has assumed the position of Greenville Independent School District Chief Financial Officer after a 52-page state review of the district’s business offices suggested the practices in place were confusing. “We have recently hired an experienced chief financial officer and an interim human resources director with expertise in maximizing staff efficiencies,” said GISD Superintendent Demetrus Liggins. “They are collaboratively and diligently working to incorporate the recommendations from the Texas Association of School Business Officials audit into our practices and procedures.” Three areas were addressed by the committee, including budgeting and financial planning, financial system utilization/  business office processes and other considerations. The following...

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Educational seminar for Hunt County candidates set for Thursday

With the period for candidates to register for next year’s primary elections behind us, candidates are invited to attend an educational seminar Thursday at the Hunt County Administration Building, 2217 Washington St., at 5:30 p.m. “It’s a good time for them to learn how to fill out the different paperwork, what dates are important to keep in mind, etcetera,” said Jose Martinez,  Hunt County Voter Administration clerk. “It will be helpful for new applicants as well as people who have been on the ballot before.” On the ballot are 196th District Judge, County Judge, Court Court of Law No....

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Share your Christmas story with the world

The holiday season is upon us. It’s a time of giving and sharing with loved ones and those in need. Do you know you someone who has a holiday story worth sharing? Have you seen any acts of kindness or Christmas miracles? Email us at amanda@eGreenvilleExtra.com or call 903-408-0840 and we’ll share your story with the world! Click here to read more headlines from local...

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